110. Microbiologist
Session: Interactive Session: The Venn Diagram of Diagnosis: The Contribution of Histopathology, Microbiology, and Molecular Technology in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
Friday, October 21, 2011: 9:15 AM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Karen Carroll, MD, FIDSA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

Short Biographic Sketch for Karen Carroll, M.D.
Current position as of August 1, 2002: Professor, Pathology
Secondary Appointment in Division of Infectious Diseases
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director, Division Medical Microbiology
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Formerly Director of the Diagnostic Infectious Diseases Laboratories, ARUP Laboratories , Salt Lake City Utah
Trained and board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, College of American Pathologists and the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Active participant in ASM, ASCP, CAP educational programs
Dr. Carroll has numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters in the areas of Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Focused research interests include diagnosis and epidemiology of nosocomial infections including MRSA, VRE and Clostridium difficile.

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